Super Simple Highlighter

Super Simple Highlighter

Make permanent, private highlights on any web page.

What is Super Simple Highlighter?
Super Simple Highlighter is a unique Chrome extension empowering users to create enduring, private highlights on any web page. It provides several built-in styles like basic colors, redaction, blurs and others. The application allows highlights creation through the mouse or keyboard shortcuts. A popup dialog lets you navigate through a page's highlights, while summarizing them for print or save. This process is entirely private, with no data leaving your browser. Note: This extension does not sync across devices and highlights may not always be successfully restored.
Stats
Users: 300,000+
Rating: 3.91 (1,222)
Version: 2023.07.24 (Last updated: 2023-07-26)
Creation date: 2019-07-19
Risk impact: Very low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • tts
  • contextMenus
  • storage
  • activeTab
Size: 351.23K
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Super Simple Highlighter
Super Simple Highlighter (v4.0.4)
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This extension lets you make highlights on any web page, and subsequently attempts to restore those highlights when you revisit the page.

This process is completely private. The location and contents of your highlights never leave your browser.

A variety of highlight styles are available, with built-in styles including basic colors, redaction, blurs etc. Highlights can be made via the mouse or a keyboard shortcut.

The highlights on a single page can be navigated to from a single popup dialog, and a summary of the page's highlights are also available to view, print, or save.

NOTE:

  • The extension does NOT sync across your devices.
  • There are many factors that may cause highlights not to be successfully restored on subsequent visits.

For more details, see the help page.

User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Simple and easy to use
  • Lots of colors to choose from
  • Ability to customize shortcuts
Cons
  • Unable to sync with Google account
  • Issues with working on some PDFs
  • Limited functionality for annotation
Most mentioned
  • Easy to use
  • Ability to customize shortcuts
  • Issues with syncing and PDF functionality
Recent reviews
seamless and fabulous.. can you perhaps add other options though for color, texture, shadow, and a more realistic typical yellow highlighter option? thanks in advance
by riddl e riddl e, 2024-04-11

by Nhi Phạm Nhi Phạm, 2024-04-04

Simple and Easy to use, saves all my highlighted notes in labeled websites, lots of colors to choose ( colour wheel ) Suggestion: - maybe add like annotation / notes would be super helpful and accessible - add like translation options?
by Zou Ee Zou Ee, 2024-03-29
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Safety
Risk impact

Super Simple Highlighter is safe to use. It does not request any sensitive permissions.

Risk likelihood

Super Simple Highlighter has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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